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Re: [ DHCP ] must reboot to works.
- To: "'Eric LeBlanc'" <inouk_(_at_)_igt_(_dot_)_net>
- Subject: Re: [ DHCP ] must reboot to works.
- From: "Teren Sapp" <teren_(_at_)_seryx_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 23:08:59 -0400
- Cc: <misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org>
- Thread-index: AcVPjLuF5sYLpLuUS0arRVRzHbMe7gAAF2OA
Hi, let me think about this a bit but first, if you do 'sh /etc/netstart',
does that give you back your connectivity? I'm not 100% sure because like I
said I need to think about this some more, but if the connection between you
and the ISP is lost, the ISP may require you to re-register your computer
with their network/dhcp server. Let me know if netstart works and I'll think
about it some more.
Seryx Data Systems
From: owner-misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org [mailto:owner-misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org] On Behalf Of
Sent: Monday, May 02, 2005 9:34 PM
Subject: [ DHCP ] must reboot to works.
I don't know if it's OpenBSD related or not, but I will try:
Sometimes, my ISP (Videotron) seems to have some problems with their DHCPD
servers. In fact, whey the problem arise, I lost the connection to the
internet. So, I stopped my dhcpcd client, and restarted it. After, when
I try to ping www.google.com, it's does'nt work, but I can ping the next
router, or gateway if you prefer (showed in netstat -nr. If my IP is
x.x.x.234, the router is x.x.x.1 ). I tried several time to have the
Internet by killing the dhcpcd client, without success. In fact, I can
even ping others PC in the same local network of Videotron.
So, I rebooted the openbsd server, and now, I can ping www.google.com
(or other computer on the Internet). The strange thing is that I have the
the _same_ ip adress and the _same_ router before the reboot.. It happened
three time, and I don't really know why I must reboot... Note that I use
modemcable with the modem Samsung.
So why the reboot is needed to obtain the 'real' connection to the
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